It Pays To Serve Jesus
I want you to take your bibles please and for our first of the year or end of the year message, turn if you will please to Matthew chapter nineteen. I'm going to begin reading in verse twenty seven. Now, if you don't have a bible with you look in the pew rack there before you and most likely you'll find one. Matthew chapter nineteen, beginning in verse twenty seven. "Then answered Peter and said unto him behold, we have forsaken all and followed thee; what shall we have therefore? And Jesus said unto them, verily, I say unto you, that ye which have followed me in the regeneration when the son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, of father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake shall receive an hundredfold and shall inherit everlasting life. But many that are first shall be last , and the last shall be first." Now, continue to read into the next chapter. "For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard. And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny day, he sent them into his vineyard and he went out about the third hour and saw others standing idle in the marketplace and said unto them; go ye also into the vineyard and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way. Again he went out about the sixth in the ninth hour and did likewise. And about the eleventh hour he went out and found others standing idle and saith unto them, why stand ye all the day idle? They say unto him because no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, go ye also into the vineyard and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive. And so, and so when even was come the Lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, call the labourers, and give them their hire beginning from the ...
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